7 reasons why every data scientist or data engineer should switch to Linux

Published on 25 March 2021

Introduction

Being a data scientist or data engineer you will undoubtedly come in touch with Linux. In fact the big majority of all your projects will end up in production on a Linux system. So why aren't we using Linux ourselves? Doesn't it make more sense to use the same platform as your workstation and deployment environment. In this video I will go over 7 compelling reasons why any data scientist or data engineer should make the switch to Linux today.

  • It's your job
  • Security and privacy
  • The command line
  • Superior workflow
  • It's faster in every way
  • A distro for everyone
  • It just looks better

Academy Instructor

Nicolas Lierman

Chief Data Engineer

Nicolas is the Chief Data Engineer at MultiMinds. He has over 16 years of experience in marketing and online data. He's also an instructor at the training academy and teaches at the university.

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